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May 2017 Newsletter: English Learners and Students with Disabilities Resources Newsletters25 May, 2017 Comprehensive Resources to Support English Learners and Students With Disabilities Charter school leaders always need support to address the unique needs of their students. To that end, the… Read more
English Learners and ESSA: Implications for States and Charter Schools ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools09 Mar, 2017 The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) maintains key provisions from No Child Left Behind (NCLB) but also makes significant changes. The National Alliance and the National Council of La Raza… Read more
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English Learner Resources Reports30 Jan, 2017 As public schools, charter schools have an obligation to serve English Leaners (EL); as self-governing, mission-oriented, and nimble schools, charter schools have a corresponding… Read more
Exploring Quality Programs for English Language Learners in Charter Schools: A Framework to Guide Future Research ReportsPeggie Garcia,P. Zitlali Morales, The University of Illinois at Chicago09 May, 2016 Although there has been a great deal of debate about the effectiveness of charter schools in the research literature, there has been surprisingly little attention paid to English language… Read more
Success for English Learners in Charter Schools ReportsMatt Taylor; California Charter Schools Association01 Jul, 2015 This study explores trends in English Learner (EL) student enrollments and academic outcomes in California’s charter schools. Our data analyses included the use of publicly available data… Read more
Headed for the Exits: Comparing Characteristics of Leavers from Charter Schools to Traditional Public Schools in Denver Public Schools ReportsDr. Marcus Winters, Dr. Dick M. Carpenter, II, and Dr. Grant Clayton01 Jun, 2015 In this paper, we use student-level longitudinal data from a large urban school district with a growing and effective charter sector–Denver, Colorado–to expand upon recent research… Read more
March 2015 Newsletter: Serving English Language Learners and Families Newsletters31 Mar, 2015 Serving English Language Learners and Families English Learner (EL) students are the fastest-growing demographic group among school children in the United States, with the number of ELs in… Read more
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Serving English Language Learners and Families Webinar03 Mar, 2015 to 03 Mar, 2015 EL students constitute one of the fastest growing demographic groups among school children in the U.S. It is crucial that these students have equal access to high-quality education options… Read more
Alma del Mar Case Study27 Feb, 2015 Background   Alma del Mar (“Soul of the Sea”) Charter School is a K-8 Expeditionary Learning public charter school that opened in August 2011 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Alma del Mar… Read more
Folk Arts Cultural Treasures Charter School (FACTS) Case Study27 Feb, 2015 Background Folk Arts Cultural Treasures Charter School (FACTS) is located in Philadelphia, PA. It opened in 2007 and serves just over 470 students. In 2012, 85% of students qualified for… Read more